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Water-Year Summary for Site 01478950

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Mean,Max.,Min.)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Mean,Min.)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01478950 PIKE CREEK NEAR NEWARK, DE
LOCATION - Lat 39°42'24.8", long 75°41'42.3" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, New Castle County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on left bank downstream of highway bridge on Upper Pike Creek Road, 0.8 mi upstream from mouth, and 2.7 mi northeast of Newark.
DRAINAGE AREA - 5.89 mi².  
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Annual maximum, water years 1969-75. October 2019 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorded and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 49.0 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. November 1968 to September 1975, nonrecording gage at site 0.35 mi downstream, on right upstream wingwall of bridge on State Highway 2, at datum 30.96 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2020: Records good, except those above 600 ft³/s and those for estimated discharges, which are poor.

  • U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
    WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
    PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2019 to current year.
    PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 2019 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2019 to current year.
    INSTRUMENTATION - Multi-parameter water-quality monitor, October 2019 to current year.
    REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2020: Records good.
  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -

    SPECFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum 2,660 microsiemens/cm, multiple days throughout period of record on December 17, 2020; minimum, 48 microsiemens/cm, August 4, 2020.

    WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 27.9°C, July 22, 2020; minimum, -0.1°C , multiple occurrences, January 21-24, 2020.